Pauline VanPelt, 75, of rural Havana, Illinois, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at Graham Hospital in Canton, Illinois.
She was born May 18, 1945 at Dora, Missouri, the daughter of Ernest and Cora (Driskell) Sparks. She married Larry E. VanPelt on October 29, 1966 in Missouri.
He preceded her in death on May 3, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one infant daughter, one brother, and one sister-in-law.
Survivors include two sons, Lonnie (Kristie) VanPelt of Lewistown, Illinois, and Ronnie VanPelt of rural Havana, Illinois; two grandchildren, Cody (Taylor) VanPelt and Kaitlyn VanPelt, both of Lewistown; three brothers, Dwayne Sparks of Dora, Missouri, Sam (Eunice) Sparks of Mountain Grove, Missouri; Don (Nyla) Sparks of Dora; and one sister, Evelyn (Chris) Wilson of Vanzant, Missouri.
Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Union Chapel Cemetery at Eunice, Missouri, with Dwayne Sparks officiating. Interment was under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.